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21 Shakespearean Books to Read If You Don’t Want to Read Shakespeare

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21 Shakespearean Books to Read If You Don’t Want to Read Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s impact on literature and culture cannot be overstated; put simply, his plays have had a monumental effect on literature and the English...
6 Novel Novels About Novelists

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6 Novel Novels About Novelists

Films-within-films (Tropic Thunder; Singin’ in the Rain), plays-within-plays (Shakespeare does this a lot), and songs referencing songs (“You...
Romance Roundup: Psychologists, Shapeshifters, and Reporters

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Romance Roundup: Psychologists, Shapeshifters, and Reporters

This week’s Romance Roundup includes a business heir who needs to find a fake wife, a Christmas guru who is inspiring everyone around her, and a reporter...
Romance Recommendations for Your Zodiac Sign

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Romance Recommendations for Your Zodiac Sign

Playing matchmaker with readers and romance novels is so much fun! I’m also a huge zodiac junkie. I read my horoscope routinely and go absolutely nuts...
Romance Roundup: Superheroes, Hero Dukes, and Heroic Single Moms

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Romance Roundup: Superheroes, Hero Dukes, and Heroic Single Moms

This week’s Romance Roundup includes a woman who was just rescued by her hunky boss, a naughty new girl in town who attracts a naughty man, and two pub...
10 Novels That Teach You Something About Marriage

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10 Novels That Teach You Something About Marriage

As anyone who’s been married for more than a minute will tell you, it can be hard work. Many books tellingly end on the “happily ever after button,”...
Outlander Season 3 Episode 5 Recap: Freedom & Whisky

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Outlander Season 3 Episode 5 Recap: Freedom & Whisky

Friends, countrymen, Sassenachs, the moment is finally here. Our long international nightmare (well, one of them) is finally at an end. The Outlander...
5 Romances Just Begging for a Film Adaptation

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5 Romances Just Begging for a Film Adaptation

Maybe it’s just me, but it feels like there’s been a lack of amazing romantic comedies and other romance-centric movies out this last summer, and even...
Kazuo Ishiguro Wins The 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature

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Kazuo Ishiguro Wins The 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature

The announcement that Kazuo Ishiguro has been awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature is the sort of news that makes you frown and think, wait, he...
10 Books That Will Remind You of Your Childhood

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10 Books That Will Remind You of Your Childhood

There’s nothing quite like the experience of reading as a child. Whether under the covers with a flashlight or sitting under a shady tree, we remember...
The Best New Fiction of October 2017

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The Best New Fiction of October 2017

If you’re in the mood for spooky witches this fall, Alice Hoffman’s Rules of Magic—a prequel to Practical Magic—delivers chills, thrills, and...
50 Adventure Novels You Have to Read Before You Die

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50 Adventure Novels You Have to Read Before You Die

Some might argue that the adventure novel has been undermined by the modern age: since you can fly just about anywhere for a relatively reasonable price,...

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